September 23, 2020, Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Trichome Analytical to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Trichome, based in Mount Laurel, NJ, is the first cannabis testing laboratory accredited to the standard in the state.
“The evolution of the hemp and cannabis industries increasingly demands rigorous, high quality analytical testing,” said Trichome Analytical’s Kristen Goedde. “Obtaining accreditation is an essential measure for laboratories seeking to ensure consumer safety and reliable labeling. Trichome is honored to have our quality systems validated by A2LA, and we look forward to elevating cannabis and hemp operations to new heights – right here in our home state.”
“We congratulate Trichome on being the first laboratory to be accredited for cannabis testing in the state of New Jersey”, said Anna Williams, Accreditation Supervisor at A2LA. “A2LA is excited to have assisted Trichome in achieving this milestone. We are glad to see the continued growth of our cannabis program in another state, which further promotes the value that accreditation adds in ensuring quality in this emerging industry. We look forward to our continued relationship with Trichome in serving their accreditation needs.”
Achieving ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by A2LA is the pinnacle in third-party laboratory accreditation, as it confirms that laboratories have management, quality, and technical systems in place to ensure accurate and reliable analyses, as well as proper administrative processes to ensure that all aspects related to the sample, the analysis, and the reporting are standardized, measured, and monitored.
A2LA is a non-profit, non-governmental, third-party accreditation body, offering internationally recognized accreditation services to testing and calibration laboratories, inspection bodies, biobanking facilities, stand-alone sampling organizations, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and product certifiers.
About Trichome Analytical
Trichome Analytical, headquartered in Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey, offers the highest standard in accurate, compliant, and comprehensive cannabis and industrial hemp testing services for cultivators, processors, retailers, and regulatory agencies. Trichome Analytical is ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited, holds federal DEA registration for USDA-compliant hemp testing and draws from more than 45 years of collective laboratory experience in both public- and private-sector capacities. The laboratory works to empower stakeholders with detailed certificates of analysis that improve accountability while helping ensure consumer safety and regulatory compliance.
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